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Bradford protesters say no to children's services cuts

Tue, 2017-12-12 17:27
The People's Assembly and members of the Unite and Unison unions came together to defend services

EXCLUSIVE - ‘No room at inn’ as pregnant refugee sleeps rough at Britain’s border

Tue, 2017-12-12 15:59
Bassam and her husband have travelled from war in Kurdistan seeking safety in Britain. She is six months pregnant. But Tory Britain has shut the door on them.

‘This is no time to retreat’

Tue, 2017-12-12 15:59
Do workers still have power to fight the bosses—and if so, how can they use it? Author Kim Moody spoke to Charlie Kimber about his new book on the potential for resistance

Build resistance now to vicious Tory offensive

Tue, 2017-12-12 15:57
The year ends in avoidable cold and misery for the victims of Tory Britain.

Strike over workload at Sheffield primary school

Tue, 2017-12-12 15:38
Teachers at Westways Primary School in Sheffield began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week in a row over workload and other issues.

Reports round up: Walkouts can deliver better deal for Royal Mail workers

Tue, 2017-12-12 15:32
Details of talks between postal workers’ union officials and Royal Mail management show bosses have made big concessions in a dispute over pay, pensions and conditions.

Fujitsu workers back action to defend jobs and union reps

Tue, 2017-12-12 15:24
Workers at IT services firm Fujitsu have voted to strike against compulsory redundancies and the victimisation of union reps.

Protests defy Trump backing Israel's false claim over Jerusalem

Tue, 2017-12-12 15:23
Israel looked set to launch further violent repression against Palestinians after US president Donald Trump said he regarded Jerusalem “the capital of Israel” last week.

New moves in the public sector pay battle

Tue, 2017-12-12 15:09
Local government employers have offered Unison, GMB and Unite union members in England and Wales a below-inflation 2 percent pay offer for each of the next two years.

Rail strikes called for the holidays

Tue, 2017-12-12 14:53
RMT union members are due to strike on Arriva Cross Country on 23, 24, 27 and 31 December and on Merseyrail on 22 December

Arriva North West workers vote on offer, as strikes continue at First Greater Manchester

Tue, 2017-12-12 14:43
Some 2,000 bus drivers and engineers at Arriva North West were voting on a new pay offer as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

The things they say

Tue, 2017-12-12 14:30
‘I don’t know what’s controversial. Because what’s controversial changes every day’

Fraudsters’ feeding frenzy to grab steel workers’ pensions

Tue, 2017-12-12 14:28
Attacks on steel workers’ pensions at Tata have led to a “feeding frenzy” of advisers and fraudsters looking to cash in

Slurs of the right wing press seek to divide residents’ justice movement

Tue, 2017-12-12 14:21
Right wing news sources have been trying desperately to undermine calls to hold those responsible for the Grenfell Tower fire to account.

Keep this vital domestic violence service open, John McDonnell tells Labour council

Tue, 2017-12-12 14:16
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has intervened to support a key service for women that is under threat in South Yorkshire.

Labour councillors wanted bribes for planning permission, tape suggests

Tue, 2017-12-12 14:05
Labour politicians in Tower Hamlets, east London, have been accused of arranging to accept bribes from property developers.

Fight to bring an end to the Universal Credit nightmare

Tue, 2017-12-12 13:20
Tory benefit reforms mean thousands of people face a Christmas of uncertainty and the threat of eviction. Mary, a young lone parent in London, is one of them.

This ‘Brexit triumph’ could be short-lived

Tue, 2017-12-12 12:46
Two senior members of Theresa May’s cabinet brawled in the House of Commons last week as MPs voted on Brexit legislation.

Human Flow brings out the human stories behind the refugee crisis

Tue, 2017-12-12 11:27
Behind the numbers which dominate the refugee crisis lie millions of untold stories. Artist Ai Weiwei’s film Human Flow brings them out, writes Sally Kincaid

Oxford death in police custody prompts investigation

Tue, 2017-12-12 11:20
Another young black man has died in police custody.

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